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5 Smart Updates to Modernize Your Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 15, 2019 12:56:00 PM

If your playground is starting to show its age, consider adding a few modern pieces to breathe new life into the space. By simply changing the ground cover or installing new equipment, you can update your playground without performing a full overhaul. But first, you must dream up your perfect playground space. Use the following elements to guide your vision and get thinking about modernizing your playground. 

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Topics: Playground Surfacing, outdoor play, Playground Design

Playground Surfacing: What Are My Options?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 4, 2017 12:14:03 PM

When you think of playground surfacing, chances are you think of engineered wood fiber or "mulch" as it is commonly referred to...however, there a several other options available should you decide to try something different.


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Topics: Playground Surfacing

5 Reasons To Make Playground Surfacing A Priority in Your Design

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 26, 2016 4:33:51 AM

When you imagine a new playground, you probably think of the design options, cool structures, colors, layout and flow of the space. You know, the fun stuff. Chances are, you’re mind doesn’t immediately wander toward what’s on the ground. That's understandable. We get it. 

However, although it may not be as exciting as the structures themselves, the type of surface used is every bit as important and should be carefully considered when designing a new playground. The options should be researched, discussed and worked into the budget and overall design.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing